Half-a-Million Dollars Off…But There’s a Catch

In February, I returned for the latest of my many trips to Nicaragua. I was there to take the pulse of the political crisis that blew up in 2018, which has been simmering away ever since. That was still a few weeks before COVID-19 lockdowns came into effect. Back then, Nicaragua still had just one Read more...: Half-a-Million Dollars Off…But There’s a Catch

These Crisis Deals Are Not For the Fainthearted…

Yesterday, I told you that in Nicaragua I’ve found breathtaking ocean-view lots for as low as $30,000…and bargain colonial homes in the $125,000 range. These aren’t hypothetical deals. They’re available right now. In February, I visited Nicaragua to scout them myself, and I was blown away by the bargains on offer. However, deals like these Read more...: These Crisis Deals Are Not For the Fainthearted…

Flight to Safety and Our Buying Moment

The current crisis is seeing what’s called a “flight to safety.” That means the big money gets pulled back into places perceived to be safer havens…like the U.S. dollar. As a result, we have a buying moment in places on an uptrend with potentially bright futures. In places like Brazil and Colombia we can buy Read more...: Flight to Safety and Our Buying Moment

A Feast of Bargain Italian Homes for Under $100K

If you were one of the Real Estate Trend Alert members who got in on our Santamar opportunity yesterday, congratulations! Allow me be to the first to welcome you to the neighborhood. As you know, along with the first wave of buyers, I bought last October. It was an opportunity I just couldn’t pass up. Read more...: A Feast of Bargain Italian Homes for Under $100K

This Akumal Deal Locks in Serious Profit…From Day One

A common saying among real estate investors is “You make your money when you buy, not when you sell.” This doesn’t mean that you won’t see a nice chunk of cash when you sell. That, of course, is the end goal. But the point is, if you buy into the right deal at the very Read more...: This Akumal Deal Locks in Serious Profit…From Day One